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Old Swiss House

Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 61 71
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (118 reviews)
“veal” (45 reviews)
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German, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor is nice old with good location, food í not really nice and overprice and service is not as expected. Hope they can upgrade the service to match with their history.

1  Thank J401FLannal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible dinning experience this evening. The lobster bisque was amazing. I had the lamb, not only a beautiful presentation but the freshness of the dish could not get enough. Eight of us were here for dinner, coming back again tomorrow night. Service was...More

2  Thank raffaele m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Swiss House has a top notch of everything from soup, main, and dessert. Lobster bisque is intense and aromatic. Schnitzels cooked with pure butter, cheese and breadcrumbs are un beatable. Veal is juicy and moist. Top of everything I love the dessert, chocolate...More

1  Thank Ni W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on our first visit to this restaurant we were very happy with the food, service, atmosphere and ambiance. most of all we were impressed by the 400gr. butter chunk in which the 2 Schnizels we ordered ,were prepared. these Schnizels are unique and the best...More

3  Thank alerda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible delectable sensational unbelievable, simply the best schnitzel in the entire world! I honestly believe that this is true! Made for you at table and served with noodles useing the bread crumbs that remaind with the huge amount of butter that is used to cook...More

2  Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I have had dinner at the Old Swiss House over the last five years. It has has always been a wonderful place to eat. My first meal was about 20 years ago and it hasn't changed. It's on the high end of eateries that I...More

1  Thank Jazzcat02
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Was so thankful that I had read some good reviews about this place and made a reservation to celebrate my husband's special birthday. We were given a table totally decorated with unique decorations and a happy birthday banner but the best part was the food!...More

1  Thank serendipity96
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was our "big night out" on our 10 day trip through Switzerland. Location is good, right by a bus stop not far from the Lion Monument. On another night we would have walked, but it was rainy. The menu is expensive, many entrees in...More

Thank Ed_Kal
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were in Lucerne and fell over the Old Swiss House in an open square returning from the weeping lion monument and the glacier gardens (see separate TripAdvisor reviews). When I saw it, I vaguely remembered that it had some good reviews on TripAdvisor (when...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Yes, the Old Swiss House is expensive, but going there is a special dining experience! They make wiener schnitzel at your table and it is the best there is. No contest. We also had the chocolate mousse--a house specialty--and we loved it. Make sure to...More

1  Thank macy41
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Response from raffaele m | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside, we were casual. inside reservations are recomended.
21 May 2017|
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Response from Moscow007 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend to make a reservation.
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19 April 2017|
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Response from raffman34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i think you can... the chocolate mousse is a must... they prepare it right on your table...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 61 71
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